PARCH is an architecture and landscape design practise based in Istanbul.
Seda Kurt Sengun
Landscape Architect (M.Sc.)
Co - Founder at PARCH
She works on in the field of landscape and urban design, public place design, private gardens. She studied in Istanbul Technical University Landscape Architecture and completed her master’s in ITU School of Architecture with the dissertation entitled ‘Landscape of Lost Spaces‘ that focused on heterotopia, non-place, the third landscape, terrain vague and photography. Seda Kurt Sengun has national project awards and she is a member of principal jury committee of the UCTEA Chamber of Landscape Architects Turkey 10th National Landscape Architecture Professional Awards.
Hakan Tuzun Sengun
Co - Founder at PARCH
In 1994, he graduated from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture. After graduation in 1999, in the consultancy of Prof. Dr. Afife Batur in Architectural History Department completed his master's thesis. During this period he worked with Han Tümertekin, in projects like B2 House (Aga Khan Award 2004), ATK Housing, Çatalhöyük Museum and as the visitor center. ITU Faculty of Architecture in 1997, he started working as a research assistant in the Department of Architecture. In 1998 took part in the presentation "Beginning; Zero" at ANYTIME conference held in Ankara. In 2004, he took the first prize Arkitera Architecture Festival Open Charrette and joined the "Global Architect and Media Event" for a short visit for New York and Washington DC. His proposal "ZEPPELINIZED" for the Ryungyong Hotel was published as No. 893 DOMUS cover (2006). He was the editor of the architectural exhibition entitled “HOME: A Negotiation For Dwelling" (2006). In 2007 joined to the group INNOCENTACT initiated by Pelin Tan and Hou Hanru in 10th Istanbul Biennial which he carried out a series of interventions, publications and a newspaper at KAHEM. In 2010 with the group İMKANMEKAN published the "İMKANMEKAN: Small Interventions In Public Space" which they took the special prize at XII.Turkish National Architecture Awards and Exhibition. Studied on thresholds and transition in public space at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Lyon as an invited researcher for his doctoral studies in France (2013). In 2016 worked as the editor of theme TECTONICS at BETONART 48. He is living and working in Istanbul and lecturer at Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture.